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New York Times, Tuesday, December 12, 1961

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 48, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,533
Across Down
1. Huzza. : RAH
4. Presidential monogram. : HST
7. 20 quires. : REAM
11. Biblical book. : OBADIAH
13. Mark Twain's town. : ELMIRA
16. White wine. : SAUTERNE
17. Spoiled. : RUINED
18. W German river. : EMS
19. Significant. : FATEFUL
21. Professional degree. : DDS
22. Abound. : TEEM
24. About a drop. : MINIM
25. Peasant, in 10 Down. : TAO
26. Total. : ADDUP
28. Staff officer: Abbr. : ADC
29. Roman deity. : JANUS
31. San ___. : DIEGO
33. Apartment dweller. : TENANT
34. Colorado scenic attraction. : GARDENOFTHEGODS
38. Certain people. : ADULTS
39. Metaphor. : TROPE
40. Ladies. : DAMES
41. Exclamation. : AHA
42. Obstacles. : SNAGS
46. Deface. : MAR
47. ___-terre. : PIEDA
49. Edible fish. : TUNA
50. Interdict. : BAN
51. Roman historian. : SALLUST
53. ___ publicae. : REI
54. Fuses. : UNITES
56. Yellow. : ICTEROID
58. Way up. : STAIRS
59. The have-nots. : NEEDERS
60. Blue. : NAVY
61. Blunder. : ERR
62. Dance step. : PAS
1. Was footloose. : ROAMED
2. Maltreated. : ABUSED
3. Bowler. : HAT
4. King of Tyre. : HIRAM
5. Chile's capital. : SANTIAGO
6. Finis. : THEENDOFTHELINE
7. ___ primordia (first beginnings of things). : RERUM
8. Jewish month. : ELUL
9. "Where ___?" : AMI
10. Leyte's neighbor. : MINDANAO
12. Dictionary entry: Abbr. : DEF
14. Accrue. : REDOUND
15. Want ___. : ADS
16. Bristle. : SETA
20. Adjectival suffix. : FIC
23. Stick for stirring. : MUDDLER
25. Deviating course. : TANGENT
27. Magpies. : PIETS
29. Certain cars. : JEEPS
30. City ways: Abbr. : STS
32. Printer's measures. : ENS
33. Conjunction: Colloq. : THO
34. Son of Jacob. : GAD
35. Extremely hard. : ADAMANT
36. Man from Moldavia. : RUMANIAN
37. Slanderous one. : TRADUCER
41. Trouble. : AIL
43. Dawn. : AURORA
44. Foliated rock. : GNEISS
45. Port ___. : SAID
47. Part of Paris. : PASSY
48. Flower. : ASTER
50. Vehicle. : BUS
51. Houseworker: Abbr. : SERV
52. Man's nickname. : TED
55. ___ Juana. : TIA
57. Twilled fabric. : REP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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